Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your decking.
How to Build Storage Under Your Deck
Need more storage? Here’s how to use the area under your deck to create additional storage space for all kinds of items.
How to Revive a Beat-Up Deck
Coat cracked and dried-out boards with sand-impregnated paint to bring them back to life
How to Square Joists for a Deck
TOH general contractor Tom Silva gets joists square by using the Pythagorean theorem
How to Spruce Up a Worn-out Deck
Give those tired old boards a refreshing makeover in six easy steps
Joining Tongue-and-Groove Plywood
Coax those tongue-and-groove edges together for a tight, no-bounce fit
Go From an Old Deck to New in 4 Steps
There's no secret to deck maintenance—repair the deck, clean it and protect it. But learning tricks the pros use can make the job go faster and the results last longer.